Monday, December 7, 2009
EPA declares air a danger to human health
posted at 2:30 pm on December 7, 2009 by Ed Morrissey | Hot Air
For the first time ever, the Environmental Protection Agency has declared a naturally-occurring substance in the air a danger to human health. Carbon dioxide, which has existed as a major component of Earth’s atmosphere for billions of years — and which is necessary for plant growth — is now a declared pollutant. The determination gives the EPA wide-ranging authority over the operations of energy production and manufacturing.